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air traffic controllers must take one day off a week. the faa said planes will have to take off and land more frequently. that would translate to potential longer lines at the airport. joining me is the spokesperson for sfo. can you give me an idea of how many travelers will be out on every given day or? >> what i can tell you, it's about a 10% of reduction. if i'm an air traffic controller, one of my days out of ten is reduced as the furlough. >> reporter: do you have any idea if this will impact the lines? >> i think where we might see some effect is more from the faa perspective. i don't know if it will affect the lines at the airport. but in terms of flight delays, if there's another airport that has congestion issues or staffing issues, even if we're fined locally, we may experience delays to and from the location. it's very much a nationwide issue. >> reporter: it's a juggling act for you. i think one of the things we can expect, there is a procedure we use and that requires an extra controller. not an issue today but if we have bad weather conditions, we might not be able
. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we just learned that american airlines has asked the faa to ground all of its flights until 5:00 p.m. eastern time due to a computer problem. some passengers we understand are stuck on planes. others cannot make reservations. a smokeperson at mineta says one flight to dallas was delayed about an hour. four flights are being held until 2:00 this afternoon at sfo. we've called the oakland airport to check in but have not heard back yet. >>> well, a lot of sunshine here. but still some off-and-on snow in the somewhere nevada. two forecasts here. one in our own backyard has really cold conditions this morning. but now sunny and nice. a little breezy, about 25, 20 miles an hour. 25, napa airport. everything is clearing. last hour within the hour, truckee reported some snow and also in tahoe valley, some snow. the system is holding on along the crest of the sierra. but for the bay area, everything is clear skies. it was cold this morning, though. had some upper 20s and 30s. everything looks good right now. the fog has been pushed out to sea. the
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